To practice acupuncture in Alberta, you must complete an accredited acupuncture program that has been approved by the CCOA. Approved programs include a combined clinical and academic minimum of 200 hours of formal training and an official competency exam.

To be approved to become a CCOA-registered acupuncture provider, you must submit your certificate of program completion and proof of professional liability protection to the CCOA office.

Currently approved programs

Please read the Standards of Practice for additional information.